Arches National Park Reservations

US National Parks that Require Reservations – 2024 Guide

Julie National Park, United States 4 Comments

Due to growing popularity and visitation, there are now eleven National Parks that require a reservation in advance. This includes timed entry reservations, vehicle reservations to drive a particular road, or a hiking permit for select trails. Why are National Parks Requiring Reservations? For the last 10 years, visitation in the US national parks has steadily been growing. Contrary to …

Best National Park Hikes

20 Epic Day Hikes in the National Parks (USA)

Julie United States 16 Comments

With 63 national parks and thousands of miles of hiking trails, your options are endless for exploring the American national parks. We narrowed down the list for you to 20 of the best day hikes in the national parks, 20 amazing ways to explore this beautiful country. Hike to the tallest peaks, through massive canyons, and to gorgeous alpine lakes. …

Muir Trail

Mist Trail vs. John Muir Trail to Vernal and Nevada Falls

Julie United States 25 Comments

Hiking to the top of Vernal Fall and Nevada Fall is one of Yosemite’s most popular activities. You have several options to get there and the route you choose will have a big impact on what kind of experience you will have. Two trails wind their way up to these waterfalls, the Mist Trail and the John Muir Trail. So, …

How to Hike Half Dome

How to Hike Half Dome in Yosemite, A Step-by-Step Guide

Julie United States 111 Comments

The hike to Half Dome is one of Yosemite’s most challenging and most memorable hikes. On this hike you get to walk on some of Yosemite’s most popular hiking trails, view the Vernal and Nevada waterfalls, and walk through shady forests of Sequoia trees. But the best part of the trail is the final climb on the Half Dome cables …

Best Day Hikes in the World

20 Best Day Hikes in the World (+ Map & Photos)

Julie Travel Inspiration 133 Comments

Where can you go to find that perfect day hike? The hike that leaves you breathless as you climb the summit of the mountain. The hike with the awe-inspiring views. The hike that is so enjoyable because the terrain and its views are always changing. The hike that has you saying “Wow!” over and over again. The hike that looks …